Nippon Paint Reveals the Winners of the Asia Young Designer Awards 2019/20 | 2020-07-31 | Press Releases

SINGAPORE, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Following the 13th instalment of the Asia Younger Designer Awards (AYDA), Nippon Paint has topped Lin Honghan, from China, and Greta Elsa Nurtjahja, from Indonesia, the grand title of being the Asia Younger Designers of the Yr 2019/2020, beating different individuals throughout 15 geographical places, in a rigorous choice course of to symbolize their nations for the distinguished title within the Architectural Class and Inside Design Class respectively.

Nippon Paint Logo
Asia Young Designer Awards Logo

This 12 months’s competitors marks the Asia Younger Designer Awards’ first digital occasion in mild of COVID-19 restrictions, establishing Nippon Paint’s steadfast ardour in fostering the following technology of designers. Following the digital competitors, each winners walked away with greater than US$10,000 price of prizes, together with the chance to attend a fully-funded 6-week Design Discovery programme on the Harvard College Graduate Faculty of Design in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

The worldwide competitors theme this 12 months, “Ahead: A Sustainable Future”, posed a singular problem to its individuals to showcase designs immersed with practical and social sustainability components. In an effort to interrupt the boundaries of present design ideas, Nippon Paint and AYDA goals to nurture the following generations of architects and inside designers to conceptualise extra sustainable designs of their initiatives that can cut back damaging impacts on the surroundings and ultimately enhance high quality of life. The profitable design by Greta Elsa Nurtjahja from Indonesia embodied the theme with “Rumah Kopi” whereas Lin Honghan from China complimented the theme effectively together with his design, “Candy Dream within the Backyard” the place he integrated conventional tradition with fashionable design ideas.

“Members of this 12 months’s digital competitors confirmed nice improvements, robust ideas and social interactions particularly throughout this time of uncertainty. Not solely did their designs showcase technical ability, however most significantly, a deep understanding for environmental sustainability and what it takes to alter the way forward for design, which is the essence of the 12 months’s theme. The judges had a tough however rewarding expertise deliberating the individuals’ entries however above all, we’re pleased with the spectacular work from designers throughout the area. Greta Elsa Nurtjahja exceeded expectations on this competitors with the extent of element and imaginative and prescient in her design,” mentioned Lea Aziz, one of many judges from the Inside Design class and Founding father of PT Elenbee Cipta Desain.

“This 12 months’s entries, to me, had been very attention-grabbing and various. Among the entries had been very poetic, historic, and proves that the individuals dived deep into researching the surroundings and easy methods to deal with totally different environmental points. So, it was quite tough for us to guage with the number of entries however we thought the ultimate entries from totally different nations had been very various and thrilling,” mentioned Paul Noritaka Tange, one of many judges from the Architectural Class and Chairman & Senior Principal Architect, Tange Associates.

__________ 12 months outdated, Clarissa Aurelia Mashadi, received the Design Influence Award Winner for the Inside Design Class of the regional instalment, along with her idea of “Plasticube – An city recycling hub“, taking dwelling the USD1,000 prize.

The idea concept of “Plasticube – An city recycling hub” seems to be at an environment friendly and sustainable system to recycle and transform plastics into Three-dimension constructions corresponding to dwelling furnishing items, bringing consciousness to most of the people. With 20% of world plastic waste being recycled and an rising demand for plastic materials use, it is evident that this concern shall be worsen in years to return. The panel of judges had been impressed that the design ‘walks the speak’ by adopting recycled plastic into the construction and inner works.

In mild of the COVID-19 outbreak, Nippon Paint made the choice to current this 12 months’s awards by way of a digital ceremony, the place the finalists from the Inside Design Class and Architectural Class had been judged on eighth and ninth of July respectively and engaged in an insightful Q&A session with the esteemed worldwide judges. All of which then culminated in a dwell broadcast awards ceremony by way of Zoom on 10th July at 6pm.

“Over the previous twelve years, the Asia Younger Designer Awards stayed true to our dedication to innovation and sustainability. By instilling a deep sense of accountability and accountability in these younger budding designers, we imagine that in time, they are going to contribute to social and environmental developments in society via their skilled achievements. We’re pleased with the community that we have constructed, connecting business professionals and gifted designers from throughout the area,” mentioned Wee Siew Kim, Group CEO of NIPSEA Administration Firm Pte. Ltd. (Subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co.).

AYDA by Nippon Paint shall be organising worldwide webinars the place professionals from the business and younger designers will convey their information and skills collectively, in August and October this 12 months. Nippon Paint and AYDA have introduced 2020’s theme; Ahead: Human-Centred Design and encourages submissions from the world’s budding abilities. For extra info and to take part on this competitors, go to:



APPENDIX I: Works of Asia Younger Designers of the Yr 2019/20

APPENDIX II: Works of winners from different award classes

APPENDIX III: Profiles of judges

APPENDIX IV: Works of 26 design finalists

In regards to the Asia Younger Designer Awards

The Asia Younger Designer Awards (“AYDA”) was first launched in 2008 as a part of Nippon Paint’s imaginative and prescient to nurture the following technology of design abilities. The occasion serves as a platform to encourage architectural and inside design college students to develop their abilities via cross-learning alternatives and networking with key business gamers in addition to fellow architectural and inside design friends within the area.

AYDA has since grown by way of attain and stature and has now established itself as certainly one of Asia’s premier design award throughout 15 geographical places particularly Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam with additional enlargement plans within the pipeline.

Over time, AYDA has impacted 1000’s of younger and gifted scholar designers, presenting them with varied alternatives to interact with famend audio system and key figures within the design business. Not solely has the publicity enabled the individuals to realize first hand business information, personalised teaching, mentoring and skill-building via varied workshops by skilled lecturers, in addition they study from their fellow friends from throughout borders.

With that, AYDA has established a close-knit design neighborhood comprising skilled architects, inside designers, business associations, companions, design faculties, alumni and design college students.

AYDA welcomes all purposes and people shortlisted shall be notified. For extra info, please go to


Nippon Paint (Singapore) Co Pte Ltd is an affiliate of Nippon Paint Japan – a pioneer of the paint business with greater than 120 years of historical past. Established in 1962, it’s a main paint producer in Singapore. Nippon Paint (Singapore) can be among the many High 10 favorite manufacturers within the nation in 2010, based on Superbrands. Combining analysis and improvement with in-depth native market understanding, Nippon Paint gives end-to-end paint and coating options for skilled, industrial and residential customers. Guided by the corporate’s core values of integrity, resourcefulness and the drive to realize excellence, Nippon Paint continues to ship progressive services to guard and beautify the Singapore city surroundings. For extra info, please go to

About NIPSEA Administration Co Pte Ltd (Subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co.)

NIPSEA was based by entrepreneur Mr. Goh Cheng Liang in Singapore in 1962. NIPSEA has established its place as one of many largest coating and paint specialists in Asia, identified within the market by its model as “Nippon Paint” and is liable for increasing its operation and improvement of Nippon Paint in Asia. It has turn into the very best coating associate for architectural, automotive, industrial, marine, O&G, specialised shoppers and tens of millions of households the world over. The model is recognised for its dedication to high quality, dazzling innovation and wonderful customer support.

With greater than 70 NIPSEA corporations unfold all through Asia, NIPSEA understands the native wants of its clients in each neighborhood. The corporate embraces variety and operates as a multinational company. NIPSEA Group has over 23,000 workers with over 80 manufacturing services and operations in 17 geographical places with its headquarters in Singapore, effectively serving all features of the enterprise, from manufacturing to buyer satisfaction.

For extra details about NIPSEA Group

APPENDIX I: Works of Asia Younger Designers of the Yr 2019/20

Architectural Class


Design Assertion

1) Lin Honghan

Candy Dream within the Backyard


“Candy Dream within the Backyard” goals to discover zen tradition, integrating conventional tradition with fashionable design ideas. The challenge emphasizes the journey between “Actual Life and Handed LIfe” with the 5 themes, ‘Buddhist Realm’, ‘Tasting Tea’, ‘Smelling’, ‘Having fun with Chinese language Guqin’ and ‘Listening to the Rain’.

The design goals to specific the true which means of life with inspiration from artwork varieties corresponding to conventional Chinese language portray.

Inside Design Class


Design Assertion

2) Greta Elsa Nurtjahja

Rumah Kopi – A Communal Home of Espresso


‘Rumah Kopi – A Communal Home of Espresso’, derives from the angle that people have a pure intuition to be near nature. Impressed by an area home in Indonesia, the challenge focuses on sustainability and collaboration because the communal home is predicated in a secluded village.

With an emphasis on contextual dwelling, the place being aware of the historical past, tradition and beliefs of its environment is paramount to preserving the essence of the encircling, Rumah Kopi hopes to realize sustaining sustainability in addition to prospering the inhabitants of the village.

APPENDIX II: Works of winners from different award classes

Architectural Class

Finest Design Influence


Design Assertion

Three) Chandima Gawarammana

“Industrial and Cultural Publicity” – Gem Promotional Heart

Sri Lanka

With the ‘Gem Promotional Heart’, Gawarammana goals to disclose the true treasure of the gem business that’s not identified to many. Within the metropolis of Rathnapura, the challenge goals to rehabilitate the gem mines as a tribute to the neighborhood and their tradition.

This design gives a contemporary resolution to the business within the type of a facility, revitalizing the standard strategies used within the gem mines which have been handed down via generations.

Finest Sustainable Design


Design Assertion

four) Amir Reza Ghadiri

We Shall Keep – Reuse of Wastewater to Cease Desertification


‘We Shall Keep’ focuses on reusing water on the very supply, in efforts to cease desertification, of which the town of Zabol is inclined to, because of the mass immigration it faces from its dwellers.

Ghadiri’s design takes into consideration the environmental challenges that Zabol faces, aiming to enhance their lives with the least quantity of funding. He additionally notes that this design may simply be tailored to different areas with the same local weather.

Nippon Paint Color Award


Design Assertion

5) Moeko Iwasaki

Painters’ Glass Home


“Painters’ Glass Home” holds the assumption that portray colour isn’t solely restricted to setting the temper of an surroundings, but in addition to determine sure areas whereas additionally creating and constructing new relationships with surrounding environments.

Iwasaki performs with six components in her design: physicality, framing, uncovering of historical past, overlay and resonance which culminates into a brand new spatial mannequin that may exist each as a stand alone and even as a brand new language of inside house. As colours are born, colours start to alter all all through the house.

This design reinforces the concept the act of ‘portray’ is synonymous with residing.

Inside Design Class

Finest Design Influence


Design Assertion

6) Clarissa Aurelia Mashadi

Plasticube – An City Recycling Hub


‘Plasticube’ goals to re-imagine the plastic recycling course of by creating an area for the neighborhood to recycle their plastic wastes straight into a brand new product, giving their plastic a second life. This city recycling hub makes use of 3D printing know-how within the recycling course of, letting folks produce their fascinating product from their plastic waste.

The design focuses on delivering a seamless expertise, with boundary-less house that may be adjusted based mostly on operate or exercise, as each comfort and practicality are key to forming recycling behaviour.

Finest Sustainable Design


Design Assertion

7) Kwanchanok Handu-Domlarp (June)

Fieldnity Life Tower – Farmers’ Household Hub


‘Farmers’ Household Hub’ was impressed by short-term buildings in Thailand, usually used to accommodate farmers for varied functions corresponding to rice cottages, observatories and rice husks. This short-term construction originated from Thailand’s rural conventional life-style.

This challenge goals to bridge new improvements with outdated traditions, relating again to farmers’ origins, to create a sustainable residing house.

Nippon Paint Color Award


Design Assertion

eight) Nowshin Tabassum



‘Alternate’ performs on the significance of bodily interplay, particularly on this digital period. This challenge re-thinks typical tea stalls and encourages conversations between new folks over a easy cup of tea.

These conversations fosters a optimistic change of latest concepts, experiences in addition to a manner for folks to community, difficult implicit assumptions that everybody holds the identical views and experiences in a neighborhood.


(Names are mirrored in alphabetical order)

Architectural Judges



1) Daniel Lim, Normal Director, RSP Architects Planner & Engineers (Vietnam) Co., Ltd

Daniel Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Structure diploma from Kent State College in USA and has been main RSP Architects Planner & Engineers’ Vietnam workplace as Normal Director for the previous 13 years.

In Vietnam, he led groups in each Ho Chi Minh Metropolis and Hanoi to develop initiatives corresponding to Vista, Mulberry Lane, Gems Backyard, The Habitat, Compass One.

With 30 years expertise within the USA, Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam, Daniel Lim has additionally spearheaded the event of latest enterprise in Southeast Asia. An energetic member of the Singapore Enterprise Group in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, he has additionally accomplished main initiatives in Singapore such because the improve of Changi Airport Terminal 2, Summerhill and Draycott eight.

2) Ezumi Ismail, Director, Arkitek MAA

Ezumi Harzani graduated with a Bachelor of Structure from College of Science Malaysia and a Grasp of Philosophy (Coverage Research) from College of Know-how Malaysia.

He’s passionate concerning the development of structure schooling, and since 2009, Ezumi has been a member of the CAAEM which formulates the best way ahead for architectural schooling in Malaysia. For his notable skilled contributions, Ezumi was appointed as a board member of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Corridor Advisory Board for 3 consecutive phrases from 2015, and was elected as PAM Council Member in 2009. In 2017, Ezumi was elected as PAM President.

Ezumi started his profession in Penang in 1994 earlier than becoming a member of Arkitek MAA Sdn Bhd, one of many large architectural practices in Kuala Lumpur as a design architect in 1997. At Arkitek MAA, he led the implementation of many initiatives, together with hospitals, residences, workplace buildings and MRT stations. In 2006, certainly one of his initiatives, Kuala Langat Administrative Centre (KLAC) in Selangor received the Nippon Paint Excellent Color Design Award.

His distinctive publicity in varied features of design and challenge implementation has been an added benefit in his day-to-day response to shoppers’ wants. He was promoted to an affiliate in 2002 and appointed as Director of Arkitek MAA in 2006. As well as, he was a winner of varied awards such because the PAM Structure Awards, CNBC Asia Pacific Property Award, MIP Excellence in Planning Awards and BCI Asia High 10 Architects Awards.

Arkitek MAA has accomplished quite a few initiatives together with KLIA, The Curve, Hospital PUSRAWI, MyTown Buying Mall, Public Financial institution Tower 2, Ministry of Transport HQ and Le Nouvel Tower KL – in collaboration with Jean Nouvel. In his private capability, Ezumi has served as juror on a number of notable design awards particularly the PAM Awards, PAM Silver Medal Awards, PAM-The Edge Inexperienced Excellence Awards and Malaysia GBC Inexperienced Award.

Three)Kazuma Yamao, Founding Associate, waiwai

An architect and Founding associate of GINGRICH, Yamao was born in 1978 in Kyoto, Japan. He graduated from Kyoto College, and acquired the primary prize diploma in 2001. He accomplished his Grasp diploma on the College of Tokyo Graduate Faculty in 2004. He then joined CAt (C+A Tokyo) in 2004. He then went on to determine GINGRICH architects in 2013. Since then, he restructured the corporate in 2018 in collaboration together with his associate in Dubai.

Primarily based in Tokyo and Dubai, there are numerous ongoing initiatives in Japan and different components of Asia, or within the Center East.

four) Nicholas Ho, Deputy Managing Director, hpa (Ho & Companions Architects Engineers & Improvement Consultants Restricted)*

Award-winning architect Nicholas Ho presently serves as Deputy Managing Director of hpa (Ho & Companions Architects). Previous to that, Ho had labored beneath numerous famend worldwide architects. Along with his wealth of information, perception, and fingers on expertise, Ho has engaged in varied public affairs, corresponding to Hong Kong, Mainland China’s alternate consultant to the APEC Enterprise Advisory Council (ABAC), member of Hong Kong Commerce and Business Advisory Board, member of Hong Kong Commerce Improvement Council (HKTDC) Belt and Highway Committee and convener of its Skilled Companies Working Group, and Council member of Hong Kong Lingnan College.

Ho has a eager curiosity in exporting Hong Kong skilled companies overseas, as exemplified by his present initiatives throughout Southeast Asia, Europe and USA. Aligning with the PRC’s mandate to develop the Belt and Highway Initiative, he has been actively travelling throughout the area to construct and promote partnership alliances alongside the New Silk Highway.

5) Paul Noritaka Tange, Chairman & Senior Principal Architect, Tange Associates

Paul Noritaka Tange started his architectural profession upon receiving his Grasp in Structure from Harvard College, Graduate Faculty of Design in 1985. That very same 12 months, he joined Kenzo Tange Associates, the architectural agency headed by his father, well-known worldwide architect, Kenzo Tange. Paul grew to become President of Kenzo Tange Associates in 1997 and based Tange Associates in 2003. Paul exemplifies the worldwide ingredient of his observe. He’s a Japanese citizen educated in Japan, Switzerland and the US and a registered architect of each Japan and Singapore. Tange Associates, as certainly one of a Three-member structure and engineering group, was just lately awarded the design of the Aquatics Heart for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The design of the Olympic swimming swimming pools by Tange Associates would be the first time in structure historical past that father and son architects have designed the identical services in the identical metropolis for 2 separate Olympics.

Main initiatives: American Medical Affiliation Headquarters Constructing, Fuji Tv Headquarters Constructing, Tokyo Dome Lodge, BMW Italia Headquarters Constructing, Shanghai Financial institution Headquarters Constructing, The Most cancers Institute Hospital of JFCR, Salvatore Ferragamo Flagship Store in Japan, MODE GAKUEN Cocoon Tower, One Raffles Place Tower 2

The historical past of Tange Associates started within the post-war interval of Japan, when Kenzo Tange Studio was based in 1946. One of many studio’s first initiatives was the design of the Hiroshima Peace Park, to commemorate the rise of a brand new period of peace. After practically 70 years, the Tange Legacy continues with over 400 initiatives in 33 nations. Tange Associates, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has labored worldwide and presents a full vary of architectural and concrete design companies, with challenge expertise in an enormous number of sectors that embrace authorities, workplace and retail, residential, resort and resort, hospital and well being care, schooling, tradition, sports activities, and manufacturing and R&D crops.

Along with the top workplace in Tokyo, Tange Associates has workplaces in Singapore, Taipei, Shanghai, Jakarta, London and Vancouver.

6) Ravi Sarangan, Founder & Director, Edifice Consultants

Ravi co-founded Edifice, a certainly one of a form architectural observe situated throughout 7 cities in India.

Edifice was began with a need to observe Structure in a way that was a departure from the standard practices of the occasions. It was conceived as a artistic hotspot which questioned the norm and inspired collaboration and contribution.

Over 25 years and 1200 initiatives later, Edifice is now one of many extra famend corporations within the nation. And whereas they deal with initiatives of various sizes, from Inside Design to City Design, they’ve tried to maintain their idealism untarnished in each challenge.

Edifice is a collective. They’ve as many design philosophies as there are designers. Finally, they imagine that sensitivity ought to be the one high quality that distinguishes their designs.

They imagine that each challenge that they deal with ought to transcend mere inexperienced certifications and be genuinely sustainable. It ought to enhance the well-being of its occupants and attempt to enhance its social environs.

A recipient of quite a few awards and recognitions from throughout the fraternity, Ravi has been instrumental in rising Edifice to its present pre-eminent place throughout the occupation. He presently oversees Edifice’s model administration, handles Key Purchasers, and participates within the artistic design course of. Ravi additionally delivers lectures on the design and observe of Structure in addition to serves on the jury of varied eminent design award competitions.

Ravi has been intimately concerned with a number of landmark initiatives, outstanding amongst them are initiatives for Tata Consultancy Companies, Citibank, CISCO, Barclays, JSW, Mahindra Autos, Reliance ADAG and the Headquarters for The Ministry of Renewable Power at New Delhi.

7) Siritip Harntaweewongsa, Sustainable Design Director, GreenDwell

Siritip was impressed by the ideas of climate-responsive design since her examine in architectural faculty at Chulalongkorn College, which led her to pursue a graduate diploma in Sustainable Design Know-how at Texas A&M College within the US. She has labored in each the architectural design and research-consulting fields associated to inexperienced constructing within the US and Hong Kong earlier than coming again to Thailand to determine a sustainable design and consulting agency, GreenDwell. Primarily based in Bangkok, its focus is on design that enhances effectively being via an built-in design course of.

She believes that spatial design has great impacts on how folks would expertise their day and thus impression their each day wellbeing; subsequently, architectural high quality may be actually evaluated not for the time being it’s checked out, however quite, all through the time spent in such house. Her design course of integrates using environmental simulation instruments in a day-to-day foundation to discover and confirm design ideas. As a LEED and TREES accredited skilled, she additionally works as a inexperienced constructing guide for buildings to be licensed beneath LEED or TREES Inexperienced Constructing score programs.

Siritip is a visiting professor for Tropical Architectural Design, Sustainable Design Studio, and Constructing Simulation for main universities and organizations. Her educating emphasizes the mixing of sustainability consideration within the architectural design course of and the way they will improve folks’s wellbeing whereas additionally lowering the damaging impression on the surroundings.

Inside Design Judges



eight)Astley Ng, Inventive Director, Inventive X Asia

A star inside designer based mostly in Singapore with a number of regional design awards beneath his belt. Astley speaks frequently in faculties and public boards and is an avid mentor to Design college students who share his beliefs in artwork, design, sustainability and philosophy.

Initially schooled in Tremendous Arts & Inside Design, Astley is an avid learner of arts, design, tradition & sustainability. He went on to acquire the required certifications in Feng Shui and sustainability in inside areas. This led to his formation of his multi-disciplinary design observe in SC + DC.

Astley believes in how each house tells a narrative and the way that story have to be enhanced by significant experiences.

“This could solely be carried out with the suave mix of discovery and design,” he quips. “No two people are the identical and thus all constructed environments are found and skilled in a different way, this breathes ‘life’ and ‘story’ right into a challenge, I’m impressed by this prospect.”

Astley’s infectious talks and sharing classes normally result in shoppers and guests being fully swept away by his concepts and design philosophies.

9)Chi Chih Kang, Founder & Inventive Director, Chu Chih Kang House Design

Finest identified for his cavernous Fangsuo Chengdu bookstore, Taiwanese-born Shenzen-based designer Chu Chih Kang studied conventional Chinese language portray at Nationwide Taiwan college of Arts, however deciding that it was “a tad too summary” for him, nabbed a masters diploma in product design and structure at Shih Chien College.

He refuses to adapt to a specific type or creative language. He has left his mark on a variety of initiatives, together with style boutiques, nightclubs and bookstores in Asia.

One in every of his most notable initiatives, Fangsuo Chengdu was impressed by the concept of the Sutra Depository, and is directly a convivial and reverent place for all to loosen up and browse.

The Status Journal 40 beneath 40 12 months man of the 12 months’s observant high quality interprets into his work fairly effectively as he hits folks with nostalgia in his artwork.

Established in 2010, Chu Chih Kang House Design has workplaces in Shenzhen and Kaosiung.

10)Horace Pan, Founder, Panorama Design Group

Horace Pan, a Hong Kong design determine well-known for artistic story-telling and distinctive spatial experiences of varied industrial inside disciplines, obtained his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Inside Design and Grasp of Arts diploma in Design from Faculty of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic College. He established his award-winning design observe PANORAMA in 2003. The corporate gives consultancy companies in Inside Structure & Branding Resolution and has acquired over 150 worldwide awards.

Pan is incessantly invited to be the visitor speaker of worldwide design conferences and seminars. He now furthers his skilled profession within the subject of design schooling and is the assistant professor at Faculty of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic College and serving because the Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Inside Design Affiliation and 2011-14 Government Board Member of the Worldwide Federation of Inside Architects/Designers (IFI).

Pan acquired Hong Kong Ten Excellent Designers Award and China Entrepreneur Award in 2008 & 2010 respectively, 2015-16 Designer of the Yr in China. Pan was the one Chinese language among the many 10 invited worldwide designers within the 2011 Taiwan Worldwide Inside Design Exhibition. In 2014 Pan acquired Hong Kong & Shenzhen Excellent Achievement Designer Award in recognition of his contribution to the inside business improvement over the previous decade. In 2016 & 2017 Pan was respectively invited as worldwide choose for Hong Kong’s APIDA Award and Japan’s JCD Award.

11) Keat Ong, Chairman, Nota Design Group

Keat Ong graduated from Curtin College of Know-how (Australia) with a Bachelor of Structure (Honours) and as one of many prime achievers in Australia, he was invited into the Golden Key Honour Society. He’s the present President of Society of Inside Designers, Singapore (SIDS) and the Founding father of Nota Design Group which specialises in Inside Design and Architectural Design Session. He’s additionally the Lead Design Marketing consultant of a listed China firm, Hunan Huakai Inventive which specialises in design & fit-out of museums, exhibition centres, artwork galleries and different cultural areas.

As a multi-awards profitable designer, Keat has been named certainly one of Asia’s High Designers in Singapore Design Awards 2014 and just lately as Designers of the 12 months 2016/2017 from the famed Inside Design Journal. Keat has additionally been appointed chief judges and jury members for a lot of well-known awards corresponding to A’Design Awards & Competitors (Italy) and Asia Pacific Inside Design Awards (Hong Kong), Asia Younger Designers Award (Singapore, Malaysia, China) and so forth.

Beside his busy schedule, Keat can be a passionate educator. He’s a visiting professor at Southwest Forestry College and Yunnan College of Finance and Economics in addition to Teacher for China Academy of Artwork in China. He was additionally the Exterior Examiners for Singapore Polytechnics and LaSalle Faculty of the Arts in Singapore. Resulting from his contributions and affect within the Asian design business, Keat has just lately been awarded the “The Influencer Award” in Maison Shanghai 2017. He was additionally subsequently honoured with the title of “The Most Influential Designer” by China’s nationwide physique for Inside design, China Constructing Ornament Affiliation within the 2017 third Circlerider Award.

A few of Keat’s consultant works embrace Changsha Metropolis Library, H3 Expertise Centre in Songming and Kunming , Maestros’ Membership in Kunming, Home at Hillside in Singapore, DongTing Lake Planning Exhibition Centre, Lion’s Den Lodge in Pingjiang and so forth.

12)Lea Aviliani Aziz, Founder, Principal & Director, PT Elenbee Cipta Desain

Lea Aziz graduated from the Academy of Artwork College, San Francisco, United State in 1985. She joined PT Tetra Hedra from 1986-1989, and in 1989 she established her firm PT Elenbee Cipta Desain.

Lea Aziz is a widely known determine and influential designer particularly within the realm of public areas. Lea has designed greater than 5 Worldwide airports in Indonesia, prepare stations, MRT stations and govt port merak – bakauheni. Her experiences in public areas made her one of many 9 greatest designers in Indonesia as advised by CASA Journal 2017.

Lea is incessantly invited as a visitor speaker of design conferences and seminars in lecturers and authorities. She is a well-known choose in each Indonesia and at Worldwide awards.

13)Michael Pizarro, Principal Inside Designer, Michael Pizarro Inside Design

Michael Cruz Pizarro has a progressive Inside Design profession that spanned greater than 20 years. He completed his pre-med course in Biology earlier than he succumbed to his true calling as an Inside Designer, finishing his diploma on the Philippine Faculty of Inside Design, and shortly after inserting first for the Inside Design Board High Notcher in 1995. Resulting from his expertise and dedication to craft, the remainder they are saying is historical past.

Along with his extraordinary background and expertise, his profession was additional enriched by being a part of the facilitating and college group of the Philippine Faculty of Inside Design (PSID), the De La Salle College, Faculty of Saint Benilde, Faculty of Design and Arts (DLSU_CSB) and APACE-Angelo King Heart for over a decade and a half. Pizarro can be recognised as PSID’s High Alumni, in 2002 and 2017. He served at a board, initially as Government Director for Displays and Conventions and currently as Government Director for Professiona’L Observe. Not too long ago, Pizarro was elevated to the Faculty of Fellows (COF) to the skilled inside design affiliation, Philippine Institute of Inside Designers (PIID). On the facet, he hosts a tv present, DESIGN PROJECT, to develop his mileage as Inside Designer via the Media, and to function a design mentor to the taking part college students.

In Pizarro’s current years, he grew to become Associate and Principal Inside Designer for Mercado Mercado Amadeo Pizarro Structure and Inside Design Consultancy Firm (MMAP), till he based his personal agency, Michael Pizarro Inside Design (MPID), with its subsidiary firm Acanthus Residence Furnishings and Furnishings. His observe consists of a set of unique furnishings highlighted by timeless and intriguing items. Authoring a glance that’s greatest described as “Transformative”, is the trademark of his areas.


Architectural Class




1) Bangladesh

Jannatun Nayeem Nowshin

Past the Aquarium – A Entire New World

2) MainlandChina

Lin Honghan

Candy Dream within the Backyard

Three) Hong Kong

Edward, Tai Chun Ho

Color Manufacturing facility – A Sustainable Future by Bringing Colors to a Monochromatic City Life

four) India

Mihir Vivek Desai

Land X Structure: Displacing the Concept of ‘Land as Property’ in the direction of Land as Ecology’

5) Indonesia

Febri Aji Prasetyo

Ocean Guard – Guardian of Ocean Sustainability

6) Iran

Amir Reza Ghadiri

We Shall Keep – Reuse of Wastewater to Cease Desertification

7) Japan

Moeko Iwasaki

Painters’ Glass Home

eight) Malaysia

Tien Jun Xiang

Revival of Hope

9) Pakistan

Namrah Fatima

Saraae Koh Pehmaa – A Misty Mountain Retreat

10) Philippines

John Carlo De Jesus

SustainaBuild – Waste as A Driver for Sustainability

11) Sri Lanka

Chandima Gawarammana

“Industrial and Cultural Publicity ” – Gem Promotional Heart

12) Thailand

Patsakorn Yana

Ubon Resilience

13) Vietnam

Le Van Lengthy


Inside Design Class




1) Bangladesh

Nowshin Tabassum


2) MainlandChina

Wang Meng

Preferrred Residence of Publish-90s

Three) Hong Kong

Liu Kai Hei Ruby

The Gentle Array

four) India

Purvi Tank

‘Dacha’ within the metropolis: ‘My’, ‘Your’ and ‘Our’ House

5) Indonesia

Greta Elsa Nurtjahja

Rumah Kopi – A Communal Home of Espresso

6) Iran

Faraz Vala

We Are the Reply

7) Malaysia

Sharifah Binti Mohamad

LADANG – City Agriculture Natural Farm Market

eight) Philippines

Abigail Florence Taghoy

Tuyok Pavilion – Dream Weavers

9) Singapore

Clarissa Aurelia Mashadi

Plasticube – An City Recycling Hub

10) Sri Lanka

Ravindran Sangeerthan

Public Market

11) Taiwan

Tseng Ming-Chun

Discuss on the Hill

12) Thailand

Kwanchanok Handu-domlarp (June)

Fieldnity Life Tower – Farmers’ Household Hub

13) Vietnam

Nguyen Vu Nga My


Emblem –

Emblem –

SOURCE Nippon Paint

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 94661 bytes) in /home/content/52/11237452/html/celebratyworldorder/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 1972